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On May 25, 2014, my wife, Janice H., passed away at the age of 49, due to complications from a 28 year battle with multiple sclerosis. She had been under the great care of Oak Knoll Healthcare Center for over eleven years. She was treated with the utmost respect and dignity that could ever be expected. Some of the staff went above and beyond to make her life as comfortable as possible. I have to write you this letter to tell you how much my family and myself appreciate what Oak Knoll did for Janice in helping her ”live” at Oak Knoll for eleven years. Thank you for providing a safe and comfortable environment for Janice. Sincerely, Harold C. H. III


Oak Knoll Healthcare Center

Whittier Health Network

Four Massachusetts Whittier Health Network facilities rated 5 Star by US News & World Report.

 

 

On February 26, 2014 U.S. News & World Report released its Best Nursing Homes 2014, and we are proud to report that four Whittier Health Network Facilities in Massachusetts have earned 5 Star “Best Nursing Homes in 2014” ratings:

• Oak Knoll Healthcare Center (Framingham, MA)
• Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit (Westborough, MA)
• Daniels House Nursing Home (Reading, MA)
• Nemasket Healthcare Center (Middleborough, MA)

Congratulations to the Administrators and Staff who made this happen! Alfred Arcidi, Senior Vice President of Whittier Health Network, said the ratings are “proof of our organization-wide commitment to provide safe, high-quality care, treatment and services on an ongoing basis.”

Kenneth Cegelski, Regional Administrator at Whittier Health Network, said that our staff is always focused on the company goal to “continuously raise quality and safety to higher levels.”

Now in its sixth year, U.S. News’ Best Nursing Homes is designed to help the millions of Americans who will spend time in a nursing home in 2014. Best Nursing Homes provides data and information on care, safety, health inspections, staffing and more for nearly every nursing facility in the U.S. Each facility’s profile displays health and fire violations, performance in important clinical categories and how much time nursing staff spends with residents.

To create Best Nursing Homes 2014, U.S. News drew on data from Nursing Home Compare, a program run by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that sets and enforces standards for nursing homes. U.S. News awarded the “Best Nursing Homes” designation to facilities that recently earned the agency’s highest overall rating of five stars.

Here are links to the ratings:
Oak Knol Healthcare Center
Whittier Westborough Transitional Care Unit
Daniels House Nursing Home
Nemasket Healthcare Center

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